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Fantasy Football Player Notes

Week 12 Half PPR Rankings
Keenan Allen Note
Keenan Allen photo 3. Keenan Allen (at BUF)
If we were to pretend the Week 1 game with Tyrod Taylor never happened, Allen's 16-game pace with Herbert would be 185 targets, 137 receptions, 1,419 yards, and 11 touchdowns. Yeah, I know. Allen hasn't topped six touchdowns in a season since back in 2013, yet he has six of them with Herbert through eight and a half games together. The Bills matchup used to be one we were worried about for pass catchers. And knowing Allen is the top receiver, the matchup against Tre'Davious White may seem like a daunting task, but he's allowed 2.48 PPR points per target, which ranks as the ninth-most among 123 cornerbacks who've played 100-plus snaps in coverage. On top of that, Allen spends nearly half the time in the slot, which is not somewhere White goes. When Allen goes there, he'll see Taron Johnson, who's allowed a 101.8 QB Rating in his coverage. There's no matchup that would cause you to consider benching Allen, and this matchup isn't anything to be concerned with for a guy who's seeing 10-plus targets practically every game.
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Mike Williams Note
Mike Williams photo 39. Mike Williams (at BUF)
He's starting to climb into the reliable conversation now that he's totaled 27 targets over the last four games and has totaled 72-plus yards in three of them. The Chargers are allowing Herbert to throw the ball a ton (42-plus attempts in four of the last five games), which allows for Williams to get targets despite Keenan Allen getting 10-plus per week. If the Bills were going to use Tre'Davious White in shadow coverage this week, it would most likely be Williams considering Allen goes into the slot half the time. They could choose to play sides because it's not like White has been a shutdown cornerback this year. As a whole, the Bills defense has allowed 8.10 yards per target to receivers while allowing a touchdown once every 21.1 targets. Both of those marks are right around the league average. There have been three games where they've allowed multiple top-30 wide receivers (DeVante Parker/Isaiah Ford, Robert Woods/Cooper Kupp, D.K. Metcalf/David Moore), so it's not out of the question that both Allen and Williams can succeed. Williams should be placed into the low-end WR3/high-end WR4 conversation.
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Jalen Guyton Note
Jalen Guyton photo 90. Jalen Guyton (at BUF)
Tyron Johnson Note
Tyron Johnson photo 119. Tyron Johnson (at BUF)
Joe Reed Note
Joe Reed photo 146. Joe Reed (at BUF)
K.J. Hill Note
K.J. Hill photo 153. K.J. Hill (at BUF)